June 24, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Jobless rate still dropping

For fourth consecutive month, the county’s overall unemployment rate declined, according to the Texas Workforce Commission.   The county saw an 8.5-percent jobless rate in May, a slight decline from the 8.6 percent it saw in April. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries - Free Access

James Dingler

Funeral services for James Edward Dingler, 64, of LaRue, were June 18, 2010, at First Assembly of God Church in Chandler, under the direction of Chandler Memorial Funeral Home.   The Rev. Mickey Ellis officiated. More...

Sports

Rangers putting up some numbers this year

My Texas Rangers have decided to tease me for even longer this year. When I looked at the standings Monday night (an off night for the Rangers), they were 41-27 with a 3.5 game lead over the second place LA Angels.   More...

Basketball camp held last week

The annual Bears basketball camp was held last week, with about 85 youngsters participating, according to new head basketball coach Tobin Reid.   They competed in various skills drills, as well as in age-level appropriate team tournaments. More...

LeTourneau U. gets McCarthy

Bears basketball co-MVP for 2010 Jacob McCarthy committed last week to play at the next level for the LeTourneau University Yellow Jackets in 2011. More...

Corps: AFRC project on time

Construction of the $25 million Armed Forces Reserve Center in Tyler is about 30 percent complete, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers spokesman said.   More...

Bronze Star Medal recipient reflects on new era of fighting

BEN WHEELER — Fifty-five years after serving in World War II, John Bryant Beall Sr. will receive the Bronze Star Medal in a special ceremony at a July 4th celebration at Edom Community Park.   More...

Consulting firm: park plan ‘sound’

A disc golf course and walking trails are likely to be the first additions to an expanded Winchester Park, Tyler consulting firm Planning Concepts told The Statesman.   More...

News

CHANDLER PUBLIC LIBRARY

Elaine Deal of Women’s United Fellowship presents a $500 donation to the Chandler Public Library on June 17. More...

U.S. REP. JEB HENSARLING

In Washington, I won a victory for common sense when the House members of the conference committee on the financial regulation bill accepted my amendment to include the two failed mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.   More...

DKG members attend convention

KAPPA PI CHAPTER

Seven members from Kappa Pi Chapter left Chandler June 17 for the 81st state convention of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International in Waco.   Dr. Vicki Davis, Texas state president for 2009- 2011, presided over the convention.   More...

Letters

Chandler right to approve sex-offender ordinance

I want to thank the City Council, city administrator, Police Department, and the city attorney for the speed with which they acted to pass the sex-offender ordinance. More...

News of Record

Davis releases filed cases

Henderson County Attorney Clint Davis reports the following activity in the disposition of cases filed in May in the County Court at Law, County Court at Law No. 2, and County Court.   More...